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Reprocessing Technician - Sterile Processing

We Are Hiring

Reprocessing Technician BMC - Sterile Processing 001 - Full-Time, Evening - Ascension Borgess Hospital - Kalamazoo,MI

3:00Pm to 11:30 PM rotates to weekend and hoildays as required.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to disassemble and decontaminate instruments and equipment to ensure safe handling and proper sterilization. Assembles all instruments and implants according to prescribed hospital procedures and techniques. Sterilizes/disinfects instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various methods of sterilization/high level disinfection., Provides various departments with additional assistance related to STAT case carts, intubation boxes, PAPR, Wound Vacs, etc. Assigned to a variety of duties and functions in all designated positions in the Main Reprocessing department, SDS Reprocessing and GI Reprocessing: independently. The Reprocessing Technician is able to follow written and oral instructions, as well as communicate effectively verbally and in legible handwriting. Good eyesight and hearing are required skills. This position implements and maintains established Medical Center, Care Center, department/unit standards, policies, and procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to assume charge role in the absence of other supervisory personnel.
  • Successful completion of orientation.
  • Able to complete competency criteria annually.
  • Operates all processing machinery.
  • Disassembles and decontaminates instruments and equipment to ensure safe handling and proper sterilization.
  • Assembles all instruments and implants according to prescribed hospital procedures and techniques
  • Sterilizes/disinfects instruments, equipment, linen and supplies using various methods of sterilization/high level disinfection.,
  • Assigned to a variety of duties and functions in all designated positions in the Main Reprocessing department, SDS Reprocessing independently.
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Certified Central Service Tech credentialed from the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management (IAHCSMM) obtained within 18 Months (1 1/2 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent 
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) required and Previous C.S. experience preferred.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 371469
Category: Surgical Services
Facility: MIKAL Ascension Borgess Hosp
Ministry: Ascension Borgess, MI
Location: Kalamazoo, MI

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